After witnessing the greatest week in swimming history at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, 3-time Olympic gold medalist and NBC analyst Rowdy Gaines dishes all the behind-the-scenes dirt to Growing Bolder.
All of us get hungry and eating is a necessary part of life so it shouldn’t be an amazing accomplishment, right? Right, unless you’re Rich LeFevre, a boomer who can scarf down five pounds of birthday cake in less than 12 minutes!
In this day and age of high-tech, big-dollar toys, more than 2,000 people were drawn to a history museum to play with a low-tech, $4 toy that’s almost half a century past its prime. The result? An event that will go down in history!
After watching our coverage of the attempt to shatter a kazoo world record, a man became incensed, irate and insulted. Not by our story, but by the event itself! Did it make a mockery of great kazoo icons of the past? Here’s his side.
Betty Jarvis walked into the Masters Indoor National Championships with a cane and walked out with a world record.
One of the fastest runners in the world also happens to be one of the best jazz trumpeters on Earth.
Richard Abrahams was one of the world’s best swimmers during his collegiate career in the 1960s, and amazingly, now that he’s in his 60s, he is swimming faster than he ever has before!